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The progress of the world depends almost entirely upon education.

 
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George Eastman
George Eastman
  • Born: July 12, 1854
  • Died: March 14, 1932
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Businessman, Inventor, Philanthropist

George Eastman was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Roll film was also the basis for the invention of motion picture film stock in 1888 by the world's first film-makers Eadweard Muybridge and Louis Le Prince, and a few years later by their followers Léon Bouly, William Kennedy Dickson, Thomas Edison, the Lumière Brothers, and Georges Méliès.